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Ireland Down Under: Highlights From The 2nd Test

Ireland secured their first win against the Wallabies on Aussie soil since 1979 and in so doing levelled the test series in a thrilling encounter at AAMI Park.

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USA 30-29 Scotland: ‘We went to sleep’ says Stuart Hogg after shock defeat

Stuart Hogg says Scotland’s inexperienced players must ‘learn quickly’ following the shock defeat to the USA in Houston.

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Highlights: USA 30-29 Scotland

Scotland fall to their first ever defeat to the USA with Blair Kinghorn missing a last-gasp conversation. (UK only)

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Warren Gatland: Wales coach says unbeaten tour is ‘most pleasing’ trip

Warren Gatland says this year’s unbeaten summer tour is his most pleasing since becoming Wales coach in 2007.

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Rhys Patchell boots Wales to series win in Argentina

• Argentina 12-30 Wales• Warren Gatland’s tourists take series 2-0Wales secured their first Test series victory in Argentina since 1999 with a 30-12 victory over the Pumas in Santa Fe. Warren Gatland’s side scored two tries, courtesy of Josh Adams and …

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REPORT: Wales complete historic series win in Argentina

Wales secured their first series victory over Argentina since 1999 with a 30-12 victory over the Pumas in Santa Fe.

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Wales seal series win over Pumas with impressive victory in Sante Fe

Rhys Patchell kicked Wales to a series win over Argentina as they triumphed 30-12 in Sante Fe.

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Eddie Jones: ‘Defeat to South Africa was like a horror movie’

• Loss in Bloemfontein was England’s fifth defeat in a row• ‘We are not handling the key moments well,’ says JonesEddie Jones has compared England’s latest loss to “a horror movie” after watching South Africa condemn his side to a premature series defe…

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England defeat by South Africa marred by a post-match row with fans

England’s defeat by South Africa is marred by a confrontation between players Mike Brown and Joe Marler and fans.

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Wales finish seventh at U20 World Championship

Wales Under-20s finish seventh at the Junior World Championship as they comfortably see off Italy in Beziers.

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Owen Farrell’s captaincy style leaves his England teammates rudderless | Paul Rees

England captain’s strident approach to referee Roman Poite contrasted sharply with cool demeanour of South Africa counterpart Siya KolisiLeadership is one of sport’s intangibles. Eddie Jones caused a stir when he made Dylan Hartley his first captain, g…

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Liam Marshall’s late try sees off brave Hull to end Wigan’s losing run

• Hull FC 10-14 Wigan• Wigan reinforce position in Super League’s top fourWigan ended a run of three successive defeats in all competitions as Liam Marshall’s late try solidified their position inside Super League’s top four with victory at Hull, who s…

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England’s nightmare continues as South Africa complete series victory

• South Africa 23-12 England• Jones’s side fall to fifth successive Test defeatOne hundred and twenty six days have now elapsed since England last won a game of Test rugby and the wait goes on. In terms of this series the countdown clock has already st…

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England fall to series defeat against Springboks

England have lost their three-Test series against the Springboks after going down to a second defeat in as many weeks.

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Ireland Down Under: Kearney Salutes Supporters

A ‘collective’ that worked for each other throughout the game and ‘the best support you could get at an away game’ is how Rob Kearney summed up Ireland’s win in the second test.

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Ireland Down Under: Post Match Press Conference

Head coach Joe Schmidt and Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony on the team’s hard fought win in Melbourne to level the test series ahead of the final game in Sydney.

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